New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has proposed a slate of reforms to revitalize Atlantic City. One idea is a state takeover of Atlantic City’s gaming and tourism district, removing the Boardwalk and adjoining areas from city stewardship. The gaming market has crumbled the past four years because of the recession and increased competition from neighboring states.
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GONE POACHING: Nevada seeks new ways to convince businesses to call Silver State home.
Some of the largest conventions scheduled for the Las Vegas area:
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Call it “Michael Varney 2.0.”
Green, the catchall eco-conscious term, increasingly means greenbacks for businesses. Companies are eagerly climbing aboard the sustainability bandwagon, as record unemployment, sluggish job growth and frozen credit markets sap business.
Sure, Nevada’s practically all desert, but in one area, the Silver State claims some of the greenest pastures on Earth. For green-energy potential, few places beat Nevada.
Stocks had a fitting end to a choppy July as prices seesawed their way to a narrowly mixed finish. The market still had its best month in a year.